Original location of figure. Present location is unknown.
|According to The
Witch on the Wall the figure was discovered near the remains of St
Ives Priory the figure is crudely carved for the most and appears to
have signs on burning on it. The photograph to the right was taken in
the 1970's by Anthony Weir author of Images
of Lust . At that time the figure was in the private possession of
Mr R.C. Jude of St Ives. I contacted the Norris museum near St.Ives with
a view to finding out what had happened to the figure and whether the
museum now had possession. Unfortunately according to the museum Mr.
Jude had since died and had no immediate family. It's assumed that the
figure was left to his cousins or more remote family. Unfortunately this
now means that the figure is essentially lost. If anyone knows the
whereabouts of the figure or can put me touch with Mr. Jude's family
please let me know.
Photographs by permission of Anthony Weir.
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